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Magical Materials: Nano and Materials Science in the Classroom

Magical Materials: Nano and Materials Science in the Classroom 4th - 8th July 2016. Participating Primary School teachers will qualify for 3 EPV days


2016 Leaving Cert Physics Papers

The Institute of Physics in Ireland is preparing an "Initial Response" to the State Examination Commission.
A full report will be sent to the SEC after the Marking Schemes have been published and the meetings in Blackrock Education Centre and at Frontiers of Physics in September. If you have any comments on these papers please send them to paul.nugent@gmail.com


Junior ECO Watcher Training Course

This ECO-UNESCO course has been approved by the Department of Education and Skills for Primary school teachers Extra Personnel Vacation (EPV) days and may also be suitable for secondary school teachers especially those involved with Green Schools and other similiar projects.


Berrings National School scoops Top Prize in Nationwide Water Conservation Challenge 2016

Congratulations to Berrings National School from County Cork who have been announced as the National Water Explorer Programme Winner 2016 in an innovative online water conservation initiative organised by the charity Global Action Plan.


10th Chemistry Demonstration Workshop

Sponsored by the SSPC, the Faculty of Science and Engineering and Dept. of Chemical and Environmental Sciences, University of Limerick and Pharmachemical Ireland, the 10th Chemistry Demonstration Workshop will be held at the University of Limerick on the 27th June - 1st July.


7th Science & Mathematics Education Conference

The 7th Science and Mathematics Education Conference (SMEC) series on 16th & 17th June 2016, hosted by the Centre for the Advancement of STEM Teaching and Learning, CASTeL, Dublin City University.


Google Field Trip to the Science Gallery Dublin

The Google Field Trip Days programme is running at Science Gallery Dublin throughout 2016. Thanks to sponsorship there is no cost associated with school groups visiting Science Gallery in 2016.


Building excitement about Science & Technology through collaboration!

'Register now for a FREE workshop on June 23rd 6 - 8 pm in DIT Kevin St. The topic is 'Building excitement about Science and Technology through collaboration between Higher Education students and young people'.


Four new elements named

Four new elements named in the Periodic Table of Elements.
113 Nihonium (Nh)
115 Moscovium (Mc)
117 Tennessine (Ts)
118 Oganesson (Og)


BTYSTE Survey

BTYSTE Survey shows appetite for Tech in Irish Schools! http://bizblog.btireland.ie/btyste-survey-